Issue: 19290101

Tuesday, January 1, 1929
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OUTDOOR LIFE BOOK SHOP
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Outdoor Life
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Outdoor Life
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THE ENTERPRISE MFG. COMPANY: PFLUEGER FISHING TACKLE
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THE ENTERPRISE MFG. COMPANY
PFLUEGER FISHING TACKLE
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OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0006.xml
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MISCELLANEOUS
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Where To Go
Duck Hunting in South Dakota
Duck Shooting in Indiana
Pleased
Duck Hunting in Michigan
DEPARTMENT THIS MONTH DEVOTED TO WHERE-TO-GO for DUCKS
Reelfoot Lake Duck Shooting
Wisconsin Duck Lakes
Texas Ducks and Deer
Fall Bird Shooting in the Dakotas
Ducks in North Carolina
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J. M. J., WISCONSIN:—The lake region in South Dakota lies mostly north and northerly from Waubay, in Day and Marshall Counties. There are many lakes here and they have been a noted hunting ground for waterfowl for many years. The ducks nest here in great numbers and the northern flights come down in great numbers at the approach of cold weather.
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Advertisements
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Our Compliments to the Mining Trust
(Editorial)
SOME EXCERPTS FROM A SPEECH BROADCAST BY FORMER SENATOR CHAS. S. THOMAS
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WE TAKE NO pleasure in the necessity of criticizing he Bureau of Biologica1 Survey for dilatory tactics in connectiOn with federal reduction of the ducklimit. Our battle against the present swinish maximum of 25 ducks is waged from a sincere conviction that 15 ducks a day is enough for any sportsman and that the limit will be far lower than 15 if the 25-bird slaughter-festival is permitted to continue for a second decade of political evasion.
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The Case of the Elmwood Buck
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Archihibald Rutledge
THO I have had the rare privilege of following the whitetail deer for a period of more than thirty-five years, and tho, as would'be natural under such circumstances, I have had some strange and startling experiences, none had perhaps the same dramatic interest as the case of the stag of Elmwood.
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Goose Menories
OF THE NORTH AND FAR NORTH
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Charles D. La Nauze
IS THERE any music sweeter as it resounds thru the air than the clarion “honk-honk” of the wild geese? The first time I heard it was when a boy in the west of Ireland, when one cold winter morning I saw a V-shaped wedge of the great birds flying south over the Twelve Pins Mountains and dropping far out into one of the heather-skirted arms of Galway Bay.
OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0011.xml
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Seven Broadbill Swordfish In One Year
THE FAMOUS OUTDOORSMAN HAS SET Up AN UNEQUALLED RECORD FOR SIZE AS WELL AS NUMBER OF FISH CAPTURED
IN THREE PARTS—PART II
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R.C.Grey
THE summer of 1927 my brother Z. G. remained in the South Sea Islands while I returned to California. This meant that I had to go it alone at Avalon. It wasn’t a pleasant prospect for me. Happy camaraderie had always seemed part of the pleasure of fishing.
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Exceptions to the Rule
NORTH AMERICAN ANIMALS WHICH HAVE OCCASIONALLY BEEN MAN-KILLERS
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George Vanderbilt Caesar
IN THE settlement of our western country, it was a fortunate thing and one, no doubt, of a favorable influence upon the history of those times, that the early settlers and pioneers did not have to contend appreciably with the fourfooted beasts native to North America.
OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0013.xml
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15,16,17,64,66
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All Up There "Marche"
AN ACCOUNT OF THE HUSKIES AND THEIR RACING BROTHERS
PART II-THE DERBY HUSKIES
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Melville Rae
WHEN we set out from Ben's home cabin this morning, the weather promised fair. A pale sun glinted thru the spruce tops; the snow lay white and gossamery, like a blanket, under the still air. But as we crossed the big niuskeg about 11, a swirling, choking storm engulfed us.
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18,19,66
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What Are the Facts?
A REPLY TO DR. HORNADAY'S RECENT ARTICLE ON "THE EASTERN BREAKDOWN IN GAME CONSERVATION"
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John B. Burnham
I HAVE read Dr. Hornaday's articles and fail to agree with his facts. The Hornaday non-sale of game bill never passed the New York Legislature, as can easily be shown by a comparison of his bill with the bill that became law. The measure which passed was the one desired by the New York Hotel Men's Association, and while it embodied a sensible advance in practical conservation as subsequent events have shown, Dr. Hornaday had nothing whatever to do with the final result.
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The Next President of the United States Says:
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"OUR stage of civilization is not going to depend upon what we do when we work so much as what we do in our time off. The moral and spiritual forces of our country do not lose ground in the hours we are busy on our jobs—their battle time is the time of leisure.
OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0016.xml
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20,21,66,67
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Jumping Jack's Jaunts
THE STORY OF THE WESTERN RABBIT
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Ira N. Gabrielson
A JACKASS RABBIT," a sageprush farmer once said to me, "is nuthin' but an everlastin' appetite with four legs to carry it around to pester folks that's tryin' to make alivin' farmin' in this country. Their meat ain't fit to eat and they're no good on earth to anybody."
OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0017.xml
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Pictorial Story
ARIZONA LION HUNT
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WITH Jack Butler as guide, Dr. T. J. Kerr of North Platte, Neb., vent out of Fredonia, Ariz., for a January mountain lion hunt. Using English bloodhounds and a Redbone fox-hound, he jumped his first lion on New Year's Day, and after a long chase on horseback behind the dogs, treed him in a spruce and brought him down.
OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0018.xml
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Trout of the High Beavers
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Lorin Hall
HAVING prospected for mineral these twenty years, what I know about mountains wouldn’t go into ten books, but if you ask me my personal opinion, I’ll tell you that of all the ranges, I love the High Beavers best. Men write about the High Sierras and they’re grand! They speak of the Canadian Rockies and the Pacific Northwest and I don’t blame ’em one bit, no sir!
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The Erratic Sailfish
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Richard L. Sutton
THE question is, how would you behave if you were named "Istiophorus Nigricans"? Well, that is the way a sailfish acts. To quote my old friend, Ben Weber,"He is just plumb locoed and ondependable." Tarpon are sufficiently lacking in reliability, but when it comes to real emotional cloudbursts, the sailfish leads them by at least a mile.
OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0020.xml
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BLUE TIGER
The Editor. Announce The New Serial—Beginning Next Month
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HARRY R. CALDWELL
Probably no living white man has experienced more dangerous thrills on the trail of tigers in Asia than has Harry Caidwell. For many years he has lived among the natives in the wildest portions of China. He participated in the first Asiatic Expedition under Roy Chapman Andrews in Fukien Province in 1916, and again with the second expedition along the Mongolian frontier in 1919, during which time he secured the world's record big horn sheep.
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TEMBO!
The Story of African Big Game
PART VII—ELEPHANTS
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Ben Burbride
MY GUIDES were most insistent at times that I kill small or indifferent tuskers, claiming them to have large ivory. The termination of their fearsome job and the promise of reward and much meat accentuated,in their eye, the size of each pair of tusks.
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"Gerlook,"Said the Hun
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M.D. Orange
THE Hungarian partridge is one of our imports in Oregon. They were first brought to the United States by the ammunition houses and the devil. I don’t remember any of the particulars as to when they held their caucus; all I know is that they got here and most of them were liberated in my fields.
OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0023.xml
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Conservation Deparment
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Our Advisory Board
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BROOKE ANDERSON, president Campfire Club of Chicago, member Federal advisory board Migratory Bird Treaty Act. J. P. CUENIN, rod and gun editor San Francisco Examiner, aggressive in the protection of wildfowl on Pacific Coast. J. B. DOZE, game warden of Kansas, sportsman.
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Conservation Deparment
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Our Platform
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A maximum 15-bird nation-wide duck limit. More state game refuges. Save the last of our grizzly bears—our antelope—our sage grouse. Better protection for all bears. Stop needless pollution of fishing waters. More of state game funds used to rear feathered game.
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Conservation Deparment
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Pro and Con of Pennsylvania Doe-Killing Law
CON:
Archibald Rutledge Regrets Law
Oppose Law
Sportsmen Not Taking Out Licenses
The Sportsmen’s Side
John M. Phillips Favors Law
PRO:
Dr. Hornaday Sees No Other Alternative
President of Pennsylvania I. W. L. A. Favors Law
The Bear, a Sporting Animal
New California Refuge
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Editor Outdoor Life
I trust you may find space in your Conservation Column for this brief letter, which might well be entitled, Pennsylvania, Slayer of Does. On December 1, this populous and apparently intelligent state is going to keep the deer law closed on bucks and is going to open it for the slaughter of pregnant does.
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Conservation Deparment
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Test Yourself
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On Your Knowledge of the Outdoor Life MARK your answers on a slip of paper and check against the correct answers on page 70. Give yourself 5 per cent for every question answered substantially right, and add result to find your mark. Remember the mark you make this month and see if there is any improvement in the mark you get next month.
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American Game Protective Association
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American Game Protective Association
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Angling Department
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The Right Wood in The Right Rod
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C. A. Johnson
YOU can buy a fishing rod at almost any price desired, but prices are not always a true guide to value. The rod that has been carefully made from choice material cannot be had at a small sum. If you think it should be, just try making one. First, procure your cane of good quality, and this requires much skill, and sometimes experts are mistaken in the real quality of the raw material.
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Angling Department
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The TROUT STREAM
The Second Cast
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Franklin VanAlstyne
THE trout stream offers all that we may fairly ask of Life— Opportunity. Yet how graciously it proffers the great gift, spreading it lavishly in an environment that refreshes and invigorates both soul and body. In these mountain fastnesses, Opportunity attends in regal garments as if on holiday in a perfumed land.
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Angling Department
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Frogging for Linesides
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Sheridan R. Jones
THE old bass season has been over now for some little time and a whale of a season it was for some of us. Frankly, and in all truth, we found bass fishing strictly up to standard pattern on many of our trips, bass fishing such as we have not experienced in many a year.
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ELTO OUTBOARD MOTOR COMPANY
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ELTO OUTBOARD MOTOR COMPANY
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Angling Department
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FISHING KINKS
Mending a Broken Pole
A Coat Sleeve Tape
Renewing Old Spoons
Better Than Guessing
Another Hackle Clamp
Releasing Snagged Spinners
A Rat-Trap Support for Scaling Fish
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LAST year, when I was fishing for bass with a cane pole, I connected with a large dogfish and, before I landed him, my pole broke about 2 feet from the end. It was an ordinary cane pole and, as usual, it held together by a few strips of the bamboo that did not part.
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Angling Department
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The Anglers' Fireside
October Bass With Roe
A Beginner’s Reel
Round or Slim Blades
Calico Bass and Crappie
Mississippi Valley Bass
Bait for Eel
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Editor Angling Department: In October of this year I caught a bass, a little less than a pound in weight, that had roe in it. Can you explain this? This fish was caught in a lake in the southern part of Wisconsin and in about 5 feet of water. I have been wondering how it happened to be carrying roe at this time.
OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0037.xml
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Camping and Boating Dep't
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Field Taxidermy
Bear
Heads of Deer Family
Small Mammals
Fish
Watch for New Models
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Claude P. Fordyce
THIS has to do with the preparation of trophies in the hunting field, that they may later be turned to the taxidermist in good condition for mounting or tanning. Rarely does a well-handled skin reach the taxidermist. The sportsman will spend weeks of time and hundreds of dollars on a big game hunt to secure prized trophies and then not take proper care of them, either because of carelessness or lack of knowledge of how to give the skin the attention it must have.
OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0039.xml
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Goodrich
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Goodrich
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OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0040.xml
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Dan Kidney & Sons, Inc.
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Dan Kidney & Sons, Inc.
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OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0041.xml
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KAPO PRODUCTS CO.: Sleeping Bags
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KAPO PRODUCTS CO.
Sleeping Bags
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OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0042.xml
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AMY-NAVY SUPPLY CO.
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AMY-NAVY SUPPLY CO.
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OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0043.xml
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Camping and Boating Dep't
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The Sportsman’s Note Book
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Jack Hayes
VACATION is over. The last fish has been caught, the last photo snapped, the last sunset has flamed across the spruce-rimmed lake. Tomorrow will mean the packing of duffle, the striking of tents and the last look-around; the paddle downstream, the railroad, and—home!
OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0044.xml
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Camping and Boating Dep't
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Improving Fireplace Heating
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A GOOD fireplace should heat an ordinary-sized room very effectively—if it does not, then there is a fault in the construction of the fireplace unit. To be sure it is fine to sit before the crackling logs and watch the flames roar up the chimney but every builder of a fireplace in his cabin, recreation shanty or club house should expect efficient heat radiation also.
OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0045.xml
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Camping and Boating Dep't
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Outboard Motors of the Past and Present
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THE running of the outboard motor boat race from Boston to New York, June 16, brings up another such trip over the same course thirteen years ago. That trip was made by Thomas Fleming Day, veteran of much deep-sea voyaging. His engine was hung over the stern of a boat instead of installed inside of her.
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Camping and Boating Dep't
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No Bond Required on Entering Canada
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EDITOR Outdoor Life
Of particular interest to anyone expecting to hunt or fish in Canada or to engage in any other outdoor sport while in that country, is a recent change in the ruling regarding equipment carried by tourists entering and leaving Canada.
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Camping and Boating Dep't
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Trail Tips
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Gilbert Irwin
BASS are hard to scale. An old curry comb will do the trick. A medium-sized pair of scissors are best for cutting off fins and disemboweling fish, and they have many other camp uses. There are many ways of preserving fish without ice. The writer has found the best is to clean each fish, salt inside and wrap singly in several plies of paper while fish is wet and slimy.
OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0049.xml
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Camping and Boating Dep't
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Camping and Woodcraft
An Aluminum Camp Set
Pneumatic Decoys
A Pocket Movie Film Camera
A Boat Trailer
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THE nesting aluminum mess kit for cooking and dining for a party of six is accepted as standard equipment for all camping trips. Even if there are but four in the party the extra units will come in handy and they take up but little space and are of negligible weight.
OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0050.xml
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Advertisements
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OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0051.xml
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Camping and Boating Dep't
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KINKS
An Easy Way to Start the Camp Fire
A Folding Handle for the Fry Pan
To Test Drinking Water
Kill Your Fish
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THIS beats cutting kindling or whittling shavings. Gather a few pine cones and hold one over a lighted match. It will ignite at once; place it on the ground and heap the other cones over it, then some fine sticks and coarser wood as you build it upward, allowing for plenty of air between for perfect combustion.
OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0052.xml
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Arms and Ammunition
Rifle & Pistol Division
Considering the Hunting Scope
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F. C. Nees
THE practical scope sight has come over the hunting horizon and is soldly here to remove the last vestige of an excuse for any mistaken identity in the woods leading to the unintentional killing of illegal game or the accidental shooting of a fellow hunter.
OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0053.xml
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REMINGTON ARMS COMPANY,INC.
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REMINGTON ARMS COMPANY,INC.
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THE LYMAN GUN SIGHT CORPORATION
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THE LYMAN GUN SIGHT CORPORATION
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OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0055.xml
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JENKINS
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JENKINS
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Arms and Ammunition
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Experience With Hand Guns
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B. G. Roberts
THE writer has always been somewhat of a gun crank having fooled with guns of one kind and another since just a boy, and while he does not pose as an expert, has experimented quite a bit in the last twenty-five years. I have always liked the hand gun, and am sorry to see the foolish legislation in several states in regard to buying and ownership of pistols and revolvers.
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Arms and Ammunition
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Rifle & Pistol Queries
Cartridges for .22 on Small Game
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Colonel Townsend Whelen
I am going to purchase a small bore rifle for such game as the plains around Fort Stockton offer, mostly prairie dog and other small animals. The rifles I had in mind were the .25 and .32 calibers. I am having trouble in deciding which rifle I should buy.
OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0059.xml
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THREE-IN-ONE OIL CO.
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THREE-IN-ONE OIL CO.
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OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0060.xml
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Ithaca Gun Co.
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Ithaca Gun Co.
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OutdoorLife_19290101_0063_001_0061.xml
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NATIONAL SPORTSMAN
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NATIONAL SPORTSMAN
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Shotgun Division
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Shot Stringing
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Capt. Chas. Askins
SOME difference of opinion exists as to the effect of shot stringing. The subject has been exercising the minds of shooting men for a hundred years at least, and no generally settled convictions have been reached yet. The one point upon which all will agree is that shot do string out more or less when fired from a gun.
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Arms and Ammunition
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The Over-and-Under Gun
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William B. Grant
OF LATE, a great deal of interest has been manifested in the “over-and-under" type of double gun. Contrary to general supposition, it is not a new type of arm, for specimens dating as far back as 1650 are on exhibition in museums. In fact, it is probably the older type of double gun, and the very reason why it has not been developed into the standard double gun of today is that serious mechanical difficulties standing in the way of its construction have been encountered by gunmakers from its very inception.
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The Shooter’s Muscles
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L. E. Eubanks
IT is regrettable but true that many people think little of the part played by muscle unless that part requires exceptional effort. Control and co-ordination are qualities of muscle which play a highly important role in accurate shooting, yet— as I have intimated—many shooters cannot think of muscular action except in terms of herculean effort, manual labor, big lifts, etc.
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Trap Notes
Wichita, Kan.
Milwaukee, Wis.
Cincinnati, Ohio
Iuka, Miss.
Plainville, Mass.
Pottsville, Pa.
Mineola, N. Y.
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E. W. Carr led the singles shooters at the Wichita Gun Club Sunday afternoon, October 28, with a score of 93 also taking the handicap event with 90 birds to his credit. Ed O’Brien, professional, was high shooter in both cases. Carr also led the doubles shooters with a score of 40.
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Shotgun Queries
Shot Sizes in Finland
Browning Automatic
Buckshot on Deer
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Capt. Chas.Askins
In the last number of OUTDOOR LIFE & RECREATION I have with special interest read your article regarding shot sizes to be used for various kinds of game. This is always a problem with hunters, altho there is a golden rule that the more close shooting the gun the larger shot can be used.
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The Mixed Bag
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The Poison Menace
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Guy E. McMinimy
IN THE outdoor column of the newspaper that I gather news for in a recent issue appeared a note on the poisoning of wild animals the decried the practice, and even condemned the use of poison for predatory animals in that most of the poison was consumed by animals innocent of crime and by dogs that are sometimes valuable.
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The Mixed Bag
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J. B. DOZE
There is a trend upon the Part of writers for sporting magazines to emphasize too strongly the classics of fishing and hunting paraphernalia. In other words, in "stub-toe" English, our writers are getting too high falutin'. Fishing will never be any more enticing to me than it was when I took a willow or cane pole with a beer bottle cork, black hook and split buckshot for tackle. I would like to see a trend to the tackle of other days.
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The Mixed Bag
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They Mailed the Coupon
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M. R. Westcott, of Calif., says— "After distributing a few copies among friends most interested in fishing and hunting, subscriptions came in with very little effort and in less than 30 days I received my rifle in perfect condition." S. D. Duncan, of Texas, says —"Our country is a real paradise for the hunter and fisherman and I'm sending you a photo of two large bucks I bagged with the .250-3000 you gave me.
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The Mixed Bag
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Answers to “TEST YOURSELF”
Questions on Page 34
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1. The sulphur bottom whale. 2. The Canada goose, after breeding season, loses its primaries and cannot fly. 3. The great auk, Labrador duck and the passenger pigeon. 4. Varying hare, certain weasels and the ptarmigan. 5. A European game bird.
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The Mixed Bag
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Mr. Buck
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HARRY ELMORE HURD
Heigh, ho, my longhorned gentleman With tailored suit of dapper tan, I wonder if you're asking who That fellow is in his canoe With handkerchief of black-barred red Draped like a curtaiis 'round his head? Drink, Buck, stand up and wildly wag Your sign of truce, your old white flag Before you pickaxe fast away.
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Dog Department
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Setters—Past and Present
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A. F. Hochwalt
WHATEVER may be said of the setter of the present day, there is no question but this great family rests upon a solid foundation, as a glance at the accompanying illustrations proves. No doubt mistakes have been made in breeding; perhaps we have been paying too much attention to mere range and speed, sacrificing some of the qualities that are the inherent attributes of the bird dog, but the fact remains that breeders have begun to realize that this fine old breed can be restored to its pristine grandeur by a consistent effort along the lines of intelligent selection of individuals for breeding purposes, and less regard for mere percentages of blood lines represented in these individuals.
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Pheasant Dogs
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A. F. Hochwalt
FIELD TRIALS on ring-necked pheasants have become a distinct factor in the scheme of bird dog activities. Among other things they have demonstrated to a certainty that it is not the slow, pottering, afraid-to-take-a-step-for-fear-of-flushing type of dog, but the positive, decisive, speedy kind that is successful in handling this wily alien which has taken such firm root in many parts of the country.
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COMING down from the prairies of Saskatchewan where the prairie chicken field trials took place in September, the handlers separated, some of them taking their strings to Battle Creek, Mich., others to Yates Center, Kans. At the former place the Southern Michigan Club held forth during the last week in September on the famous grounds of Camp Custer, where three kinds of game birds are to be found; namely, quail, prairie chicken and pheasant.
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Queries
Spaniels for Rabbits
Land and Water Retrievers
To Protect the Dog’s Feet
“The All-Round Dog”
Training a Pointer
Spaniel Training
Salt Water Retrievers
A Question of Breeding
Irish Setter With White Markings
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Editor Dog Department:—(1) Is a springer or cocker spaniel as satisfactory for rabbits as a beagle or rabbit hound? (2) Do spaniels give voice when they locate game? (3) Do they track or simply indicate when they happen on game?— E. F. A., Tenn.
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THE HEALTH OF YOUR DOG
Don't Prevent Menstruation
Mange Treatment
Bad Scenting Nose After Distemper
One Attack of Running Fit
Reducing Milk Supply in Female
Inflamed Nose
Incorrect Diet
Treatment for Fright Disease
Vaccines to Prevent Distemper
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A. A. Hermann, D. V. S.
Question:—I have a female English setter about 12 months old which seems to be in good health, but when she is running she has a short cough. What can I do to cure it and what can I give her to keep her from coming in heat during bird season?—W. W. R., Okla.
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MISCELLANEOUS
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SNAKE LORE
Mechanical Removal of Venom
Experimental Treatment of Bites
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W. A. BEVAN
As a regular reader of your columns on "Snake Lore" in Outdoor Life & Recreation, I have noticed in a recent number your statement with reference to the mechanical removal of venom from animal tissues after snake-bite has been inflicted. It is quite true, as you intimate in your column, that I have stated in my papers that this cannot be done.
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Game breeding and Fax Facts
Fox and Fur Facts
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Geo. Hebden Corsan
NOT infrequently I have received letters, sometimes written in pencil and on cheap paper, ruled, asking me where pandas for fur breeding can be secured. I have seen this animal only once, in a zoo. They come from Nepal, India, where they live in the mountains.
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